DONGJU: The Portrait of A Poet
Director / Writer
Lee Joon-ik,Shin Yeon-shick
Kang Ha-neul,Park Jung-min,Kim In-woo,Choi Hong-il
A biographical film based on the life and work of Korea’s renowned poet, Yun Dong-ju. Born in the era of Japanese occupation of Korea, Dong-ju and his cousin Mong-gyoo grow up like brothers under one roof. They both leave their chaotic mother country and study abroad in Japan. In Japan, Mong-gyoo gets deeply involved in Korean Independence Movement and Dong-ju keeps writing poems about the tragedy of his country. The movie portrays the conflict between the cousins who chose a different way of fighting the oppression and inner turmoil of Dong-ju.